Progress Software 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 7, 2012
Progress Software Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission file number: 0-19417
14 Oak Park
Bedford, Massachusetts 01730
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On May 7, 2012, Progress Software Corporation (Progress or the Company) announced that it is in receipt of a letter from Starboard Value and Opportunity Master Fund Ltd. (Starboard) notifying the Company that Starboard is withdrawing its slate of nominees for election to Progress Board of Directors at the upcoming 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. A copy of the press release issued by Progress is attached to this 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.